Nonprofit lender that also funds on the job training in green tech industry
Lenders, Financial Services
CEI is a private, nonprofit Community Development Corporation and Community Development Financial Institution that provides financing and support for job-creating small businesses, natural resources industries, community facilities, and affordable housing.
CEI's mission guides our loan and investment decision-making. That is, we loan or invest in businesses that economically contribute to the community, that offer livable wages to employees or ownership opportunities to the borrower, and are environmentally responsible. We call this 3E or Triple Bottom Line investing: Economy, Equity and Environment.
CEI is a leader in green lending within Maine. We have loan funds for small, start-up businesses or established companies working in the renewable energy or environmental products and services fields. Through businesses in this sector, Maine has the opportunity to stabilize energy supply and costs, reduce waste and shrink carbon emissions. CEI works regularly with Efficiency Maine and the Office of Energy Independence and Security on energy audit, incentive and subsidy opportunities helpful to Maine businesses
HERS Trainer-QAD, Home Energy Audits, HERS Ratings, Energy Star Homes, EEM's, PACE, Efficiency Maine-Energy Advisor.
Energy Auditors, Financial Counselors, Construction and Green Building, TLC Training Licensing and Certifications, Energy Consultants, Energy Services Companies, Education, Efficiency / Conservation, Financial Services, Professional Services
Wes is an independent home energy professional with over 20 years experience in the home energy performance industry . . . No Product Sales - Just the straightforward answers you are looking for.
GET THE FACTS BEFORE you invest many thousands of dollars in new windows, or wood pellet equipment, or an ETS, or solar equipment, or fuel switching equipment – only to find that it was the wrong fit for your home.
EXISTING HOMES – Whole house home energy audits with blower door / duct blaster diagnostic testing and a detailed report listing exactly what energy improvement measures will give you the biggest return on your investment, and which ones won’t.
NEW HOMES – Independent pre-construction building plans reviews and recommendation services to help you design and build to whatever level of energy performance you choose. Optional services include - IECC 2009 & 2012 compliance assistance - Energy Star Homes Certification - mid-construction insulation/air sealing inspections - Completed home blower door and/or duct blaster testing – and HERS Rating.
Wes is also a Freelance RESNET Certified HERS Rater Trainer and Quality Assurance Designee who travels nationwide.